Write the right references on your resume

There has been a great deal of debate on whether you should include references in a resume. The general answer is negative. A list of references in a job application is not required at an early stage of the hiring process for two reasons: One, the employers would prefer to contact the referees only after…

In conversation with Vikram Chitnis from Shoppers’ Stop

Vikram Chitnis is the Customer Care Associate and Business Head (Home Division) at Shoppers Stop, where he heads buying and merchandising for Home Stop and Home division of the well-known departmental store turned Indian retail icon. With expertise in the textile business and without an MBA to his name, he now manages the entire Home…

In Conversation with Rahul Garg: Founder & CEO, Moglix

We caught up Rahul Garg, Founder of Moglix, the Indian startup with ambitions to be the Alibaba of the country in B2B ecommerce. Rahul has had a stellar career, having lead businesses at Google Asia, holding 16 patents to his name, and now aiming to change the B2B ecommerce landscape in India. Excerpts: Q1. Can…

5 ways to brand yourself & your company

Apple, Facebook, Alibaba – what do these large corporations have in common? They’ve spent significant efforts on building a brand that’s instantly recognisable and identifiable. They tend to generate varying vibes amongst their customers – be it a sense of aspiration (for Apple), connection (Facebook) or e-commerce value (for Alibaba). What is branding? Before we…

5 Ways To Use Your Network To Get The Next Job

Social networking plays a key role in many of our lives. It has almost become essential to be active on social media given the current trends in professional sectors. This has naturally resulted in an expansion in our list of contacts. Today our communication network has spread far and wide, and even beyond borders! This…

In Conversation with Raghavendra Singh, CEO & Co-Founder, i2i Funding

Q1. Can you give us a snapshot about your academic and professional background? What responsibilities have you dealt with so far? I did my schooling from Varanasi at the Central Hindu School. Post that, I took the IITJEE exam, and had two options – I could enrol at IT-BHU, or join the B.Sc program for Nautical…